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The Postman Always Brings Meth

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 23
A veteran mail carrier was arrested last week while driving along his route in Texas, when police busted him distributing methamphetamine along with the mail.

In-Depth: The Crystal Meth Epidemic Makes Comeback in Gay Community

NATIONAL | By Jason Parsley | Oct 21
Over the past few years, there has been a resurgence of methamphetamine use in the gay community; some have even called it an epidemic.

Gay Porn Star Arrested at LAX After Attempt to Smuggle Meth in Anus

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 23
British gay porn star Bruno Knight used some of the skills he's picked up in the adult film industry which led to his arrest at Los Angeles Airport on June 16 for trying to traffic nearly a half lb of crystal meth from the U.S. to the U.K. via his anus.

Inquest at London Gay Sauna After Three Die From Drugs

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 25
Three men have died within eight months of each other after partying too hard at a London gay sauna, causing the 24-hour, drug- and smoke-free venue to beef up their searches for illicit drugs. A joint inquest is now being held in Southwark.

In HIVers, Meth Use Causes Faster Progression to AIDS

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 3
A San Diego study shows that MSM who use methamphetamine had greater T-cell activation and proliferation than nonusers, even though they had an undetectable viral load.

HIV Rates Soaring in London

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 19
New HIV infections are soaring among men in London, with experts attributing it to high-risk drug use and sex.

Crystal Meth Use Down in Cities, But ’Meth Heads’ Still Abound

NATIONAL | By Troy Petenbrink | Apr 3
Across the nation, methamphetamine use among gay men is not as pervasive as it was a decade ago. But with one out of four gay men in L.A. using meth, it is still a huge problem.

Did Elmo Puppeteer Host a Crystal Meth Sex Party?

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 21
The man suing Kevin Clash, the puppeteer of "Sesame Street’s" Elmo, for having a sexual relationship with him when he was a minor, also accuses Clash of throwing a crystal meth sex party nine years ago.

Former Colo. Sheriff Jailed For Trading Meth For Sex

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 1
Many citizens of Colorado’s Arapahoe County were shocked to hear of the arrest of former Sheriff Patrick Sullivan. The once "national sheriff of the year" was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of trying to trade methamphetamine to a man for sex.

Confessions of a Gay Sex Addict-Turned-Therapist

SEX | By Steve Weinstein | Jun 7
When Rob Weiss talks to his patients about sex addiction, he knows the subject well. A self-confessed recovering sex addict, the Angeleno talked to EDGE about why gay men are such horn dogs and when a healthy sexual appetite turns into a problem.

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